Tag: Myanmar

Asian Bishops join the appeal for global truce amid pandemic

"The suffering of many will be prolonged the world over and healing delayed indefinitely".

Myanmar’s prominent Buddhist monk contributes to Pope’s coronavirus fund

Sitagu Sayadaw sits on interfaith councils and travels the world to promote his humanitarian efforts and interfaith dialogue.

The suffering of Christian minorities in Myanmar: victims in civil conflicts

In many areas of Myanmar, Christians pay a high price for civil conflicts.

Myanmar artists face blasphemy charges for Covid-19 mural

They were arrested for portraying a Grim Reaper figure spreading the coronavirus, which looked like a Buddhist monk.

Kachin IDPs risk their health for work during coronavirus epidemic

IDPs are already living in financial hardship, so not working would affect their ability to bring food for their family.

Abducted Pastor, who was presumed dead, released by Arakan army

U Tun Nu was a pastor at Believers Church Myanmar before he was abducted at gunpoint in January 2019.

Myanmar officially designates the Arakan Army as terrorist organisation

The Burmese government has officially designated the Arakan Army (AA), an ethnic rebel group, as a terrorist organisation.

Myanmar: Christian villages bombed in Chin State

Christian Chins constitute the most persecuted minority in Myanmar.

Rohingya Christians pray for their persecutors

The Muslim mobs ransacked the community’s church, removing the Bibles, and looted and destroyed the Christians' houses.

Persecuted Chin Christians have to celebrate Christmas in Malaysia

Chin is an ethnic minority group in Myanmar that has 90% of Christian population